Arrivals, moves & departures: latest appointments in the civil service, politics and public affairs – October 26
New appointments this week in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues on Dods People
Department of Energy and Climate Change: Civil Nuclear Police Authority – Kenna Kintrea joins
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Marcus Bryson appointed as chair for aerospace.
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: departmental board - Philip Dilley and Andrew Sells join as ex-officio members.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Guy Warrington has been appointed British high commissioner to Sierra Leone; Nic Hailey has been appointed British high commissioner to the Republic of Kenya.
Houses of Parliament
House of Lords: Lord Oaksey elected as the new hereditary crossbench peer; Lord Warner resigned the Labour Whip.
House of Commons: Michael Meacher, Labour MP for Oldham West and Royton died on 21st October; standards committee – Geoffrey Cox resigned as member.
Scottish National Party: Westminster spokespeople team – Hannah Bardell appointed spokesperson for business, innovation and skills; Neil Gray appointed spokesperson for fair work and employment
Labour Party: Seumas Milne appointed executive director of strategy and communications
Northern Ireland Executive: General Teaching Council - Jennifer Cornyn, Sean Lambe and Sally McKee reappointed members.
NI Assembly: Peter Robinson resumes role as first minister; Jonathan Bell resumes role as minister of enterprise, trade and investment; Simon Hamilton resumes role as minister of health, social services and public safety; Michelle McIlveen appointed minister for regional development; Mervyn Storey resumes role as minister for social development.
Welsh government: National Library of Wales – Elizabeth Siberry, Dyfrig Jones and Richard Houdmont appointed to the board.
Scottish government: Independent Living Fund Scotland – Susan Douglas-Scott to be the new chair, and Bridget Sly, Alan Dickson and Fiona O’Donnell to be board members.
Royal Pharmaceutical Society: Suzanne Scott Thomas elected as chair of the Welsh Pharmacy Board and Paul Harris elected as vice-chair.
BioIndustry Association: Jane Osbourn to be new chair from January.
UK Onshore Oil and Gas: Averil Macdonald appointed chair.
Save the Children: Justin Forsyth to step down as chief executive in February.
Alzheimer’s Society: Vivienne Francis named director of marketing and external affairs.
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